You don’t have to be an expert in the kitchen to whip up these Easy Eats and Treats for Mother’s Day. I’ve rounded up appetizers, main courses and desserts that keep things easy, breezy and sweet while celebrating Mom.

Muffin board, sour cream pound cake, heart caprese and French toast casserole.

Don’t know what to make for Mother’s Day? I’ve got you covered! These Easy Eats and Treats for Mother’s Day keep it easy, breezy and (always) sweet with appetizers, main courses and desserts that come together so beautifully and taste amazing.


Whipped Beet Ricotta

This Whipped Beet Ricotta is vibrant and delicious, especially when surrounded by a variety of fresh veggies to dip in it! It brightens up your Mother’s Day table with a pretty pop of color!

Whipped Beet Ricotta

Heart Caprese Salad

This Heart Caprese Salad is such a simple and delicious appetizer to serve at a Mother’s Day lunch. The classic salad of fresh tomatoes, mozzarella and basil is served in a heart shape for an unforgettable dish that’s sure to make the day feel extra special!

Heart Caprese Salad

How We Charcuterie and Cheese Board

Make pulling together a tempting Mother’s Day charcuterie board a breeze with all the know-how you need. Here’s everything you need to know to easily build an awesome charcuterie and cheese board including our favorites meats, cheeses and extras!

How to Build a Beautiful Cheese and Charcuterie Board with The BakerMama

Spinach Dip

This simple and delicious Spinach Dip is such a great appetizer to serve for any occasion. Everyone always enjoys dipping into it with fresh veggies and chunks of bread.

Creamy spinach dip in bread bowl surrounded by fresh vegetables and bread chunks.

Trader Joe’s Mini Cheese and Charcuterie Board

You don’t need a big crowd or a special occasion to make this Trader Joe’s Mini Cheese and Charcuterie Board. Treat yourself (and maybe a friend) to a beautifully delicious and balanced board you’ll want to make again and again.

Mini Trader Joe's Cheese and Charcuterie Board by The BakerMama

Breakfast & Brunch

Muffin Board

This marvelous Muffin Board will make everyone happy with a variety of mini muffins and fresh fruits to choose from. The One-Bowl Muffins (Many Ways!) recipe is so easy and lets you bake several different muffin variations at once.

Muffin Board by The BakerMama

BLT Quiche

If you’re hankering for something a little heartier, look no further than this delicious (and easy!) BLT Quiche. Bacon, spinach, tomatoes & white cheddar baked into a flakey crust for some yum to satisfy your mum!

BLT Quiche

Build-Your-Own-Waffle Board

A Build-Your-Own Waffle Board made with Classic Crispy Waffles and all the toppings to choose from is a fabulous and fun way to serve Mother’s Day breakfast or brunch. Older kids can help man the waffle-maker while the little ones fill small dishes with toppings.

Waffle Board by The BakerMama

The Perfect Omelet

Make it just the way she likes it with an easy, customizable omelet. With easy to follow instructions and tips on all the yummiest fillers, you can make the perfect omelet for the mom in your life.

How to Make an Omelet by The BakerMama

Whole Wheat Banana Pancakes

Moist and fluffy whole wheat banana pancakes make for a healthy breakfast and a great way to start the holiday!

Whole Wheat Banana Pancakes by The BakerMama

French Toast Sticks

Give her favorite breakfast a glow up with French Toast Sticks! They turn classic French toast into perfectly craveable finger food perfect for dipping.

French Toast Sticks by The BakerMama

Strawberry Banana Bread

Unbelievably moist and perfectly sweet, my Strawberry Banana Bread is a delicious spin on your favorite classic banana bread. It’s so berry tasty!

Strawberry Banana Bread by The BakerMama

Heart Shaped Cinnamon Rolls

These adorable Heart Shaped Cinnamon Rolls are super simple to make and would be the perfect sweet treat for Mother’s Day to serve some love!

Heart Shaped Cinnamon Rolls by The BakerMama

Muffins for Mom

Sweet or savory, indulgent or healthy, discover your new favorite snack in my Marvelous Muffin Recipes!

Muffin recipes

Lemon Poppy Seed Bread

Moist, spongy and delicious, my Lemon Poppy Seed Bread is the perfect combination of tart and sweet. This cake-like quick bread will easily become a family favorite!

Lemon Poppy Seed Bread by The BakerMama

Lemon Lavender Poppy Seed Scones

Bright lemon, light lavender and crunchy poppy seeds all come together in these delicate and delicious Lemon Lavender Poppy Seed Scones with an irresistibly sweet lemon glaze. Prepare to be amazed!

Lemon Lavender Poppy Seed Scones

Blueberry French Toast Casserole

Wake Mom up to a breakfast bursting with fresh berry flavor in every bite with this Blueberry French Toast Casserole. It’s so scrumptious and easy, it’s sure to be a family favorite!

Blueberry French Toast Casserole by The BakerMama

Bagel Board

No cooking involved in this hearty breakfast! For a cozy Mother’s Day brunch, my Bagel Board makes a flexible, creative, and delicious meal. With a variety of fresh toppings and spreads, it offers something yummy for everyone!

Bagel Board by The BakerMama

Classic French Toast

With its crispy, golden exterior and creamy, fluffy insides, Classic French Toast reigns supreme among breakfast carbs. Topped with powdered sugar, a drizzle of maple syrup, and fresh fruit, it’s breakfast at its very best!

Classic French Toast by The BakerMama

2-Ingredient Baked Cake Donuts

These 2-Ingredient Baked Cake Donuts are too good to be true! Just two ingredients for the donuts and a container of frosting for the glaze. So easy the kids can take charge and in less than 30 minutes you’ll have great cake donuts ready to enjoy!

2-Ingredient Baked Cake Donuts with a 1-Ingredient Glaze

Lunch & Dinner

Newporter Salad

Mom will love this Newport Salad is packed with chopped kale, roasted chicken, fresh apple, red onion, egg, bacon, cherries, pecans, almonds and white cheddar all tossed in a light champagne vinaigrette.

Newporter Salad {chopped kale + roasted chicken salad with champagne vinaigrette}

Layered Chicken Taco Salad

This show-stopping Layered Chicken Taco Salad is perfect for a party or family dinner to celebrate Mom. It always gets amazing reviews!

Layered Chicken Taco Salad

Easy Cheesy White Chicken Chili Stuffed Peppers

Everyone loves these Easy Cheesy White Chicken Chili Stuffed Peppers. Green peppers stuffed with chicken, white beans, brown rice, quinoa, green enchilada sauce and cheese. A filling and flavorful meal-in-one!

A stuffed green pepper with rice, white beans and white cheese melted on top. The pepper is on a small white plate with fork next to it on the left.

Tuscan Tortellini Soup

This Tuscan Tortellini Soup is a comforting one-pot meal that’s perfect for a chilly winter day. It’s so easy to make and is bursting with delicious Tuscan flavors!

Tuscan Tortellini Soup by The BakerMama

Build-Your-Own Baked Potato Board

Fully loaded or kept simple with a pat of butter, everybody gets their way with a Build-Your-Own Baked Potato Board. Potatoes with perfectly crispy, salted skins and warm, soft insides meet their match with a variety of savory toppings.

Build-Your-Own Baked Potato Board by The BakerMama

Cobb Salad Board

This Cobb Salad Board is a DIY twist to the flavorful salad classic that everyone will love customizing to their enjoyment.

Cobb Salad Board by TheBakerMama


SuSu’s Sour Cream Pound Cake

Moist and tender with a crackly crust, SuSu’s Sour Cream Pound Cake pairs beautifully with seasonal fresh fruits for a simple, crowd-pleasing dessert. This is my mother’s recipe and one that’s sure to become a family favorite in your house, too.

SuSu's Sour Cream Pound Cake

Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Bars

Sweet, slightly tart cheesecake filling bursting with fresh blueberries on a graham cracker crust and topped with a crumbly streusel. These Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Bars are everything a summer dessert should be.

Four lemon blueberry cheesecake bars on a white cake stand.

Strawberry Scone Shortcakes

Strawberries and a little lemon in these lightly sweetened strawberry scones make these fresh Strawberry Scone Shortcakes extra special and the perfect light dessert.

A double strawberry shortcake made with a strawberry scone on the bottom, a layer of strawberries and whipped cream, another strawberry scone, another layer of strawberries and whipped cream on a round white rimmed plate.

Flourless Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Ganache

This Flourless Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Ganache is a decadent dessert classic. With its rich chocolate flavor and silky texture, every bite is a chocolate lover’s dream.

Flourless Chocolate Cake by The BakerMama

No-Bake Peanut Butter Pie

Cool and creamy peanut butter filling in a buttery graham cracker crust, this No-Bake Peanut Butter Pie is divinely delicious! It’s a special treat that’s as easy to make as it is fun to eat.

Peanut Butter Pie by The BakerMama

Fresh Strawberry Heart Cake

Deliciously fresh strawberry cake shaped like a heart and covered in a creamy dreamy strawberry frosting for a festive Mother’s Day dessert!

Happy Mother’s Day, friends! If you make any of these Easy Eats and Treats for Mother’s Day, be sure to snap a picture and share it with me or tag me on Instagram @thebakermama so I can see. ???? I love seeing how inspired and creative y’all get with the recipes I share. Enjoy!


Maegan's signature

About The BakerMama

Maegan is the author of her best-selling Beautiful Boards, Spectacular Spreads and Brilliant Bites cookbooks. She started blogging in 2012 and features hundreds of original recipes on The BakerMama. She truly enjoys sharing her easy, family-friendly recipes, creative meal ideas, food board creations, and entertaining spreads to encourage others to get in the kitchen and make something memorable for their loved ones to enjoy together. Learn More

Follow us on social media:


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *